Opinion

A Turkish-Kurdish war in Syria is still possible

The recently concluded US-Turkey agreement has delayed but not precluded a conflict in northeast Syria.

Joe Macaron

by Joe Macaron

Joe Macaron

United Nations

'Playing with fire': Push on Idlib threatens millions, UN says

New wave of violence in Syria's northwest during government offensive has triggered 'total panic', UN warns.

'Playing with fire': Push on Idlib threatens millions, UN says

Turkey-Syria border

'Blatant aggression': Syria rejects US-Turkey safe zones deal

Turkey and the US reached a deal for northern Syria on Wednesday to establish joint operations centre.

'Blatant aggression': Syria rejects US-Turkey safe zones deal

Inside Story

Can the US and Turkey bridge their differences over the Kurds?

While Turkey considers the SDF a threat to its security, the US backs the group, its main ally against ISIL.

Turkey-Syria border

'Positive': Turkey says happy with US talks on Syria safe zones

Turkey has previously said it was contemplating military intervention in northern Syria against the Kurdish YPG.

'Positive': Turkey says happy with US talks on Syria safe zones

Syria's War

US warns against Turkish offensive in northern Syria

Pentagon chief calls for talks to prevent unilateral incursion against YPG, as Erdogan vows imminent attack.

'Unacceptable': US warns Turkey of operation in northern Syria

Middle East

Syria's war: Idlib's hospitals under attack, at least 14 killed

Civilians, medical workers and health centres have all been hit by government air attacks.

Syria's War

Turkish soldier dies in attack on military post in Syria's Idlib

Military says it retaliated by opening fire on positions where attacks were launched by President Assad's forces.

Turkish soldier dies in attack on military post in Syria's Idlib

Battle for Idlib

Syria says it doesn't want to fight with Turkey

Damascus says military action in response to rebel violations, including presence of fighters in a demilitarised zone.

Syria says it doesn't want to fight with Turkey

Middle East

Lebanon asks Syrian refugees to demolish their houses

Syrian refugees in Lebanon have been given time till July to dismantle their makeshift homes.

Battle for Idlib

Turkey says Syrian forces hit observation tower in Idlib

Three Turkish soldiers have been wounded while some equipment and facilities were damaged, Ankara says.

Turkey says Syrian forces hit observation tower in Idlib

Reporter's Notebook

Idlib: Surviving under the olive groves

Hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced within Idlib province in northwest Syria since April.

Battle for Idlib

Syrian fighters hit Assad forces in counterattack

Battles intensify as rebels push back against government troops in northwest.

Syrian attacks on civilians continue amid rebel counterattack

Turkey-Syria border

Car bomb attack in Syrian rebel-held city claims lives

The blast at a bustling market in the city of Azaz, near the Turkish border, kills at least 14 people.

Car bomb attack in Syrian rebel-held city claims lives

Syria's War

Syrian NGOs warn of mass displacement in last rebel-held area

White Helmets says some 300,000 people displaced near Turkey border during recent bombardments in northwest Syria.

Syrian NGOs warn of mass displacement in last rebel-held area